Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.84
Liaison Adrienne Schwarte
Submission Date Feb. 12, 2016
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Maryville College
OP-14: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 1.00 Adrienne Schwarte
Associate Professor of Design, Coordinator of Sustainability Studies Minor
Fine Arts & Sustainability Studies
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Does the institution have an institution-wide stated preference to purchase office paper that has recycled content and/or is certified to meet multi-criteria sustainability standards for paper?:
Yes

A copy of the paper purchasing policy, directive or guidelines:
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The paper purchasing policy, directive or guidelines:

The paper purchased for use in campus offices and departments for printers, copiers, etc., is Sustainable Forestry Initiative Certified Sourcing. This is the stated preference of the institution at this current time and is consistent across departments.


A brief description of steps the institution has taken to ensure that the purchasing policy, directives, or guidelines are followed :

Office staff tasked with purchasing paper for the institution in each division are expected to order from a central location for paper purchasing so there is consistency in what is used across campus and for similar printers, copiers, etc.


Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on office paper)?:
No

Expenditures on office paper with the following levels of post-consumer recycled, agricultural residue, and/or FSC certified content::
Expenditure Per Level
10-29 percent ---
30-49 percent ---
50-69 percent ---
70-89 percent (or FSC Mix label) ---
90-100 percent (or FSC Recycled label) ---

Total expenditures on office paper :
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The website URL where information about the paper purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines is available:
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